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SUD | The Understated Value of Loyalty in the NBA

SUD | The Understated Value of Loyalty in the NBA

Today’s NBA players, especially stars, often maximize their flexibility and agency over contracts at the expense of the franchise they play for. This trend has been embodied by LeBron James, who signed several short-term contracts with the Cleveland Cavaliers before leaving this summer to join the Los Angeles Lakers. Kevin[Read More…]

by February 24, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
AMY LI/THE HOYA | Georgetown Freshman Mac McClung

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Upset Goliath, Dominate No. 17 Villanova

In front of a packed home crowd, the Georgetown men’s basketball team ended its two-game losing streak and pulled off a season-altering upset over No. 17 Villanova on Wednesday. The victory marks Georgetown Head Coach Patrick Ewing’s (CAS ’85) first coaching win against a ranked opponent in his tenure on[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA | Graduate guard Dorothy Adomako drives to the basket in a home game for the Hoyas.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Women’s Basketball Drops 2 Consecutive Against Conference’s Best

After two pivotal wins at home propelled the Georgetown women’s basketball team back to .500, the Hoyas were faced with the challenge of playing the conference’s two best teams, No. 8 Marquette on Feb. 8 and unranked DePaul on Feb. 10. While both games were tightly contested, the Hoyas went[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
Former Basketball Star Committed to Jail on Sexual Assault Charge

Former Basketball Star Committed to Jail on Sexual Assault Charge

Security footage of Victor Page, a former Georgetown University basketball player, assaulting and attempting to rape his girlfriend’s 17 year-old daughter before neighbors intervened surfaced on TMZ on Jan. 19. Page was committed to the Prince George’s County Correctional Center on Jan. 5 on a charge of attempted first-degree rape.[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Senior center Jessie Govan steadies himself at the free throw line.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Off to Shaky Big East Start

After winning its first conference game, the Georgetown men’s basketball team lost close contests in its next two Big East matchups. The team lost star freshman guard Mac McClung to an ankle injury, so it relied on others to step up. In Georgetown’s (11-5, 1-2 Big East) Big East opener[Read More…]

by January 10, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Finishes Nonconference Schedule on High Note

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Finishes Nonconference Schedule on High Note

The Georgetown men’s basketball team (11-4, 1-1 Big East) exited the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y., with four remaining nonconference games on its schedule. This final stretch before starting Big East play was pivotal for the team to regain momentum before facing tougher opponents. The final four nonconference matchups of[Read More…]

by January 10, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
Senior center Jessie Govan scored 26 points against Central Connecticut State University. Govan is averaging 19.9 points per game along with 7.3 rebounds, which both lead the Hoyas.
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MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Notch 3rd Straight Win, Edge Richmond

Backed by senior center Jessie Govan’s 29 points, the Georgetown men’s basketball team earned a 90-82 away win against Richmond on Wednesday. In Georgetown’s (6-1) third straight win, Govan added nine rebounds, two steals and was a perfect seven-for-seven from the free throw line in 36 minutes of play. Head[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Freshman guard James Akinko led the Hoyas with 19 points and 7 assists against Illinois, following his 13 point, 7 assist performance versus Central Connecticut State.
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MEN’S BASKETBALL | Freshmen Shine in Defeat of Illinois

Following two nonconference matchups in Capital One Arena to open the season, the Georgetown men’s basketball team went on the road to face the University of Illinois in State Farm Center, narrowly defeating the Fighting Illini 88-80. In a tightly contested game where the lead changed hands several times, three[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Graduate student guard Dorothy Adomako scored 18 points and 10 rebounds against Maryland Eastern Shore.
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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Win 2nd Straight to Start Season

The Georgetown women’s basketball team won its home opener 74-55 against the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on Saturday and earned a low-scoring 45-30 victory against Loyola on Tuesday. Georgetown battled with UMES throughout the first three quarters before outscoring the Hawks by nine in the fourth quarter. After graduate[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Freshman guard James Akinjo had 8 points and 7 assists while playing 26 minutes in his debut. 
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MEN’S BASKETBALL | New-Look Hoyas Cruise in Opener

The Georgetown men’s basketball team came out victorious against Maryland Eastern Shore in its home opener Nov. 6, defeating the Hawks 68-53 in Capital One Arena. The Hoyas (1-0) will look to win their early-season nonconference games by large margins, according to graduate student forward Trey Mourning, who started his[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top